QUIZ
Stars & Galaxies
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12 questions
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A gravitationally-bound system of stars, gas, & dark matter is called a...

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Galaxy

Universe

Solar System

Nebula

Q.

Which type of galaxy is pictured?

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Elliptical

Irregular

Spiral

Barred-Spiral

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Which type of galaxy is pictured?

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Elliptical

Spiral

Barred-Spiral

Irregular

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Which type of galaxy is pictured

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Irregular

Spiral

Barred-Spiral

Elliptical

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The Milky Way is a/an...

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Irregular Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy

Barred-Spiral Galaxy

Elliptical Galaxy

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The largest connected system of galaxies is called a...

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MIllicluster

Supercluster

Megacluster

Gigacluster

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The closest star to our Solar System is...

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Proxima Centauri

rho Cassiopeiae

Andromeda

The North Star

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How many stars are in our Solar System?

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1

1 million

1 billion

1 trillion

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An arrangement of stars in a specific spot in the night sky is called a...

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Constellation

Solar System

Galaxy

Local Group

Q.

Describe the difference between luminosity and magnitude.

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Luminosity measures energy, magnitude measures brightness

Luminosity measures brightness, magnitude measures energy

Luminosity measures distance, magnitude measures time

Luminosity measures time, magnitude measures distance

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Stars that are further away...

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Will be more blueshifted

Will display less parallax

Will always appear dimmer

Will have a greater magnitude

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According to Hubble's Law...

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Most galaxies are moving towards the Earth

Galaxies further away from the Earth are moving away at a faster rate

Galaxies are blueshifted

Only galaxies close to the Earth are redshifted

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